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From microfluidics to metastasis

MIT researchers’ new platform detects and extracts rare circulating tumor cells from live mouse models using a combination of laser excitation and a microfluidic chip. Image: Bashar Hamza and Alex Miller From microfluidics to metastasis New platform enables longitudinal studies ...

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Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”?

USC researcher to investigate how exercise impacts cognitive function in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.   Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”? Some call it “chemo brain;” others, “chemo fog.” Science-types refer to it as “chemo-related cognitive impairment” ...

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Upgrading the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Wilson Wong, BU assistant professor of biomedical engineering. Photo by Mike Pecci   Upgrading the Immune System to Fight Cancer New CAR-T therapy could provide safer, more effective cancer treatment By Liz Sheeley There have been few cancer treatments with ...

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Strawberries safe for children with cancer

  Strawberries safe for children with cancer A new review from researchers at the University of York suggests dietary guidelines for children with cancer should be changed to allow them to eat strawberries and other fresh foods while undergoing chemotherapy. ...

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